Stanford stops archrival

first_imgChris Hernandez made all six of his field goals with five 3-pointers on the way to 20 points, and host Stanford won its third straight and sixth in a row over archrival California with a 75-61 victory Friday night. Matt Haryasz had 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Cardinal, who beat the Golden Bears in Maples Pavilion for the 13th consecutive time for their first three-game winning streak of the season and first time going above .500 in six weeks. The biggest difference in the game was free-throw shooting Stanford shot 17-for-19 and Cal went a season-worst 11-of-24 from the line. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita Haryasz scored eight of Stanford’s first 10 points and six in a row and finished 9-for-14 from the floor and Taj Finger provided a big boost with his hustle, scrappy defense and heads-up play for the Cardinal (7-6, 3-2). UC Irvine 76, Cal State Northridge 62: Ross Schraeder scored 17 points and Aaron Fitzgerald had 16 points and nine assists to lead host UC Irvine over Cal State Northridge in Big West Conference play. Patrick Sanders added 14 points and Nic Campbell had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Anteaters (7-8, 3-0), who won their third consecutive game and are off to their best start in conference play since the 2001-02 season. Thomas Shewmake scored 14 points and Mike Efevberha and Calvin Chitwood had 10 points apiece for the Matadors (6-7, 1-2), who lost four of their past five games. Efevberha, the Big West’s leading scorer, played for UC Irvine from 2002-04 before being dismissed from the team for stealing another student’s backpack. He was making his first appearance against his former teammates. WOMEN No 19. Temple 61, Fordham 47: Candice Dupree had 19 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals to lead No. 19 Temple past visiting Fordham. Fatima Maddox added 10 points for the Owls (11-4, 3-1 Atlantic 10), who responded with an conference win after having their 24-game league winning streak snapped. Temple, which defeated Fordham for the 12th straight time, opened the game with 10 consecutive points and cruised to a 32-18 lead at halftime. Fordham (6-8, 1-2) cut the lead to 42-32 with 6:30 remaining. However, Temple came right back with five straight points, including a 3-pointer by Dupree, for a 47-32 advantage with 5:37 left. No. 25 N. C. State 73, Virginia 63: Billie McDowell scored 23 points and visiting North Carolina State made 10 3-pointers in a victory over Virginia. The Wolfpack (11-4, 2-1 ACC) went 6-for-9 on 3s in the second half when they shot nearly 58 percent and used an early 17-3 run to pull away from a 27-all tie at halftime. McDowell was 5-for-7 on 3s. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img Leon Powe had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Cal but shot 5-for-11 from the line. Ayinde Ubaka added 13 points, four assists and three rebounds and Rod Benson scored a season-high 10 points to go with five boards. The Bears (9-5 overall, 3-2 Pac-10) began the week tied for first place in the Pac-10 and were trying to win their first three conference road games for the first time since Hall of Fame coach Pete Newell led the Bears in 1957. last_img

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